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Offering private tennis lessons

Oglebay Tennis Center

Oglebay’s Tennis Center is located across from the Crispin Center, and features 10 Har-Tru tennis courts.

Hours: Open first come, first serve. Weather permitting.

Pricing: $4.95 per half hour, per person. 

Tennis facilities are also available at Oglebay’s sister park, Wheeling Park. Outdoor courts are staffed May through Labor Day. Indoor courts are open year round. Please call 304-243-4040 to reserve a court at Wheeling Park.

Private Tennis Lessons at Oglebay

Cost: $70/hour
Contact: Please call or text Ron Mercer at 412-576-8957 to schedule.

Meet the Pro- Ron Mercer:

Ron currently serves as the Upper St. Clair Boys’ Head Tennis Coach with nine Western PA team titles and one Pennsylvania team title under his belt. Formerly ranked #1 Singles and #1 Doubles player in Pittsburgh and Middle States, Ron is a graduate of both Mt. Lebanon High School (1986) and West Virginia University (1992).

In 1994 and 2001, Ron was ranked by ATP World Tour, the world’s foremost tennis ranking company for men’s professional tennis. In 2001, he and his father, Don Mercer of Wheeling, held the #1 ranking in the National Father/Son division.

Through his vast experience, Ron has developed the ability to teach players of all skill levels. His motivational teaching techniques are the backbone of his success for over the past 22 years.

Ron’s Tennis Teachings:

Ron has the ability to guide a beginner-level player on to a possible collegiate tennis scholarship. While this process takes tremendous practice and dedication, Ron is known for providing encouragement every step of the way and keeping the game exciting and enjoyable. Ron understands that every student’s goals are different. As such, he recognizes the student’s level of interest and commitment, and encourages each student to achieve personal success.



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